Palestinian man shot was approaching Gaza fence, IDF says

November 23, 2014 6:05 PM

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli troops shot a Palestinian man in northern Gaza who the Israeli military said was approaching the security fence between Israel and Gaza.

Palestinian officials said Fadil Muhammad Halawah, 32, was killed while hunting birds Sunday in the northern Gaza Strip when he was shot, according to the Palestinian Maan news agency.

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